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and the mississippi and colorado worked their way to the sea. think the work of our hands weaving steel into bridges, finishing one more report for the boss on time, stitching another wound or uniform, the first brush stroke and a portrait for the last floor of the freedom tower jutting into the sky that yields to our resilience. one sky, toward which we sometimes lift our eyes tired from work, some days guessing at the weather of our lives. some days giving thanks for a love that love you back. sometimes praising and mother who knew how to give or for giving a father who could not get what you wanted. we head home for the gloss of rain or weight of snow or the aplomb blush of dusk but always, always, home, always under once one sky, our sky, and tapping on the window of one country, all of us facing the stars,hope, a new constellation, waiting for us to map it, waiting for us to name it together. [applause] [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, it is now my privilege to introduce rev. dr. luis leon to deliver the benediction. >> let us pray -- gracious and the eternal god, as we conclude the second i
one sky. since the appalachians and sierras claimed their majesty, and the mississippi and colorado worked their way to the sea. thank the work of our hands: weaving steel into bridges, finishing one more report for the boss on time, stitching another wound or uniform, the first brush one sky, toward which we sometimes lift our eyes tired from work: some days guessing at the weather of our lives, some days giving thanks for a love that loves you back, sometimes praising a mother who knew how to give, or forgiving a father who couldnt give what you wanted. we head home through the gloss of rain or weight of snow, or the plum blush of dusk, but alwayshome, always under one sky, our sky. and always one moon like a silent drum tapping on every rooftop and every window, of one country -- all of us -- facing the stars hope, a new constellation waiting for us to map it, waiting for us to name it together [applause] >> that is my pleasure to introduce reverend luis leon to deliver the benediction. >> let us pray. gracious and eternal god, as we conclude the second inauguration of president
to your state. you know, as i sat here and supported alabama, i supported mississippi, i supported texas, i was hoping that by now the northeast part of this country would have -- congress would have acted. it's been 77 days. those people are hurting. people in my district still can't get back to their homes and here we are in the last congress we just didn't do anything about it. now we're moving forward and hopefully january 15 we can get the rest of the money so those people that are suffering from all these states hit by this storm can get their lives back together again and i thank you, i yield back. >> gentleman yields back. does the gentleman from new jersey continue to reserve? >> i yield one minute for his floor debate, the gentleman from new york, sean patrick maloney. >> the gentleman from new york is recognized for one minute. >> madam speaker, my name is sean patrick maloney. i'm new here. i don't know all the rules of washington but it seems like the rule here is to put off till tomorrow what should be done today even when our fellow americans are suffering. a long time ago
supported alabama, mississippi, texas. i was hoping that by now the northeast part of this country -- congress would have acted. it has been 77 days. those people are hurting. he poll in my district still cannot get to their homes. here we are, in the last congress, we did not do anything. now we are moving forward, and hopefully, january 15 we can get the rest of this money so those people that are suffering in all of the states that were hit either the storm can get their lives back together again. >> gentleman yields back. does the gentleman from new jersey continue to reserve question mark >> i yield one minute to his floor debate, the gentleman from new york. >> my name is sean maloney. i am new here. i do not know all the rules of washington, but it sure seems like the rule here is to put off till tomorrow what should be done today, even when our fellow americans are suffering. a long time ago, i learned from my mom and dad and our parish rule.t and much better wil it is called the golden rule. people in new jersey and the hudson the late live by it. they let storm victims th
what is happening, poverty, in the state of mississippi. about. we are going to leave the session ran now. the house will be back in for legislative business on tuesday, trouble, p.m. eastern. that gives federal employees a pay incress and just some of the news coming out of the republican treat that informs virginia. the house republicans leaders announced a plan to raise the debt limit for three months. the long-term increase would be con ting nt on the senate passing a bill by april 15. 2013. i hereby appoint the honorable louie gohmert to act as speaker pro tempore on this day, signed, john a. boehner, speaker of the house of representatives. the speaker pro tempore: the prayer will be offered by the guest chaplain, reverend andrew walton, capitol hill presbyterian church, washington, d.c. the chaplain: let us pray. god of light and life, we give thanks for the gift of the day. a day which stands on the threshold of possibility and potential for the presence and power of love. love ensconced in every human at creation. love, which we are called to share with one another, as well a
. there are many were worn in a farm in georgia or alabama or mississippi who are unaware of what was happening in their childhood where they lived. there lies were affected by this. their parents' lives have been circumscribed. these are immediately with us. they explain about the world we live in today. for us to confront those things and move toward whatever vision of america we ascribe to is almost impossible to move toward that effectively if we do not grapple with this element of our history that most of us to not understand very well. i should stop there. thank you. >> good morning. i was one of those people that was born in mississippi and a house on a plantation back during the war. my father and mother and family moved to the north when i was a baby. thank you for your work. i am going to talk about how prejudice has changed. the tale of two black boys, trayvon martin and emmitt till. separated by 1,000 miles and two states borders, and nearly six decades, two young african- american boys met tragic fates that seem remarkably similar today. both walked into a small market to buy candy
at the table of brotherhood. >> i have a dream that one day even the state of mississippi, a state sweltering in the heat of oppression and injustice will be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice. >> i have a dream that my children will live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of the skin but by the content of their character. >> i have a dream that one day down in alabama, one day right there in alabama little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls and sisters and brothers. >> i have a dream today. >> i have a dream that one day every -- >> the glory of the lord shall be revealed. this is our hope and the faith that we have. this is the hope and the faith to go back to the south with. >> we will be able to heal the mountain of despair into hope and we will be able to transform the jangling discords of our nation into a beautiful symphony of brotherhood. >> with this faith we will be able to work together, to pray together, to struggle together, to go to jail together, to stand up and freedom together knowing
mississippi, she's from mississippi. sony was chairman of the veterans affairs committee. she was the press secretary. and so that's when i first met her in 1982 and we were married in 1985, and we just celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary in april. >> how old is your two kids? >> our daughter just turned 15, two weeks ago and our son just turned 13 two weeks ago. so that's a zone there that i'm constantly understanding and learning about, those teenage years. allan, our daughter is a freshman at oak crest, which is an all girls catholic schooln mcchain and our son is in potomac at an all boys school in the heights. >> would you put a label on yourself, conservative remember liberal, moderate? >> i think labels come as a result of your political philosophy and certainly in my case your voting record much and if you look at my voting record and if you look at my political philosophy it's conservative. i have one of the most conservative voting records in the united states senate. i suppose some people are perplexed by that because i challenge republican administration on the war and othe
the upcoming episode. larry is joining us from biloxi, mississippi, on the independent line. caller: thank you for taking my call. i do not believe our congress or president are going to do anything different. they have laid out their lifestyles and the things they intend to do. they are looking for ways to decrease spending, but it seems to me we have elected some people to go into these positions to make our decisions for us. they seem to be self-serving. if you get an ineffective congressman who cannot do his job and has proven it by serving a couple of years and then gets voted out, that congressman still gets a pension for the rest of his life that is well over $100,000. we have thousands collecting this money. if you took a job and were expected to serve 20 years and do an effective job and could not do that, would you expect to get a pension for the rest of your life? why should we be paying these thousands of guys all this money? >> we go now live to the senate gallery for remarks from senator schumer on assistance to the victims of hurricane sandy. >> good afternoon. let me say a few
roadblocks in mississippi, but all of that has been cleared up, which took almost a year. we're looking at implementing it in 2014. we're on a good road for the state to state implementation. 8 per year is what we estimated. we're on track with state to state verification. >> there are two other systems that have become available. the u.s. pass and and wls. -- vls. one case in which the required -- they were required to hire more people -- it saved the state money because they were able to process information much quicker. >> we will open it up to questions. sarah will be bringing a microphone around. state your name and who you are with. nobody? >> i'm from the coalition for a secure driver's licenses. jennifer, regarding the branding discussion of the law, notwithstanding your courage and being the first out there, and i want people to realize how difficult that is to be the first to take on a difficult task, regarding the law, i think you pointed out before in meetings i have been present at bat seems inconsistent at the agency charged with enforcing the law would potentially be tell
. >> you met lilabet what year? >> she was working as chairman for the congressman from mississippi. he was chairman of the veterans affairs committee, so that is when i first met her in 1982. we were married in 1985. we just celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary in april. our daughter just turned 15, and our son just turned 13, so that is a zone i am constantly understanding and learning about. our daughter is a freshman at an all girls catholic school, and our son is a freshman at an old boy is catholic school. >> would you put a label on yourself, conservative, liberal, moderate? >> i think labels come as a result of political philosophy. if you look at my voting record and you look at political philosophy, is conservative. i have one of the most conservative records in the senate. i suppose people are perplexed by that because i challenge my republican administration, but i do what i think is right. i say what i think is right. i do not worry about whether it is republican or democrat or conservative or republican. that is how i have lead my life. >> would you describe the preside
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